Jenkintown Red & Blue Fair

Jenkintown’s annual Red & Blue Fair will be held on Saturday, May 20th from 11am-3pm on the grounds of the Jenkintown Elementary School.  The Fair is one of Jenkintown’s GREAT traditions and is NOT to be missed!  It is open to the public and is a wonderful family, school, and community event!

At the Fair, you will find games, activities, inflatables, a dunk tank, grocery roulette, fire truck rides, an amazing plant sale, a fabulous gift basket raffle, delicious food, and SO MUCH MORE! Continue reading Jenkintown Red & Blue Fair

Environmental Action Committee to Discuss Use of Green Space

The Jenkintown Environmental Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday May 17 at 7 pm to invite further input from residents on how to best use green space in the Borough. Lucinda Bartley will give a presentation on models of pocket parks and results from the recent survey on green space. We will also discuss the next steps toward becoming an Audubon Bird Town.

Jenkintown Borough Awared $73,902 in Grant Funds

We are pleased to announce that we have received a 2017 Montco 2040 Implementation Grant for the Gateway at the south entrance of the Borough. The grant, aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision, is one of thirteen recently awarded by the Montgomery County Commissioners. The artist rendition submitted in the grant application as well as the existing gateway can be found here.

Visit www.montcopa.org/Montco2040GrantProgram for more on the grant program and to see all of the grant recipients.

All full article was written by the Abington Patch and can be found here

Bird Walk in Jenkintown

There will be a bird walk in Jenkintown on Saturday April 29 beginning at 10am with hosts at four locations in the Borough to watch birds and learn how to locally to support habitat for birds. This event is organized in collaboration with the Wyncote Audubon Society and the Briar Bush Nature Center.   

The bird walk is a free event for all interested.

Contact Angèle Surault at asurault@comcast.net or see here for more information.

Zoning Hearing Board Hearing Continued (Postponed)

At the request of the applicant, a continuance has been granted for the Zoning Hearing Board Hearing scheduled on April 27th, 2017 regarding 610 York Road. This hearing will be re-scheduled in the near future and notices will be sent to all affected parties as required by the Jenkintown Borough Code.

We ask that any and all affected and interested parties contact Borough Hall with any questions and/or concerns. Borough Hall can be reached at (215) 885-0700.